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The Story of South African Jazz is : where the first volume was chapterised in terms of "rays" or periods of peak, volume two is chapterising by region and ray...

The Story of SA Jazz Volume Two ... now in research phase ...
connecting the dots and filling in the gaps
Moreira Chonguica pioneer of Morejazz Maputo
The First Ray of South African Jazz  
Moses Sefatsa Durban living legend
Umkhumbane big band paying tribute
Makaya Ntshoko Switzerland's African drummer
South African Jazz Diaspora in Italy
King Kong All African Jazz Opera - Glasser files
Multi cultural multi perspective of Sophiatown
Pennywhistle era
Todd Matshikeez style from Drum
Kippie Moeketsi writes
Interview with Stompie Menana
The Second Ray of South African Jazz : The Exiles  
Blue Note Tribute Orchestra
The Second Ray of South African Jazz : The Inxiles  
Mzansi Music Ensemble plays Victor Ntoni, Barney Rachabane
Merton Barrow's Jazz Workshop keeps teaching
The Third Ray of South African Jazz  
Prince Lengoasa leads the Mzansi Music Ensemble
Bheki Mseleku is celebrated
Mabi Thobejane comes out firing
Hilton Schilder puts out a solo album
Fitzroy Ngcukana shares his experience
Lex Futshane UKZN to now
Graceland revival with Barney Rachabane
Sipho Mabuse 50 years in the industry and still going strong
The Fourth Ray of South African Jazz  
Paul Hanmer Wendy Oldfield Songlines collaboration
Zolani Mkhive praise poetry
The Melt2000 story
Byron Wallen trumpet tips
Bushmen of the Kalahari music healing
The Fifth Ray of South African jazz  
Eric Duma trumpet player
Jessica Mbangeni praise poet
Kyle Shepherd new album
Kesivan Naidoo new venue
Mark Fransman sonic citizen gets out of an acoustic knot
Rainmakers bridge Swiss and SA jazz,
Octavia Rachabane supports the family dynasty
Siya Makuzeni multi genre approach
Brother Moves On and onwards ...
The Eternal Ray of South African jazz  
a tale of history present

A look at it

and shared ideas
the sound of money
the controversial look at the recording industry.

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